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The Orlando Easter bunny has struck again, this time in an attempt to avoid arrest by Florida Highway Patrol deputies.

The Orlando Police Department has removed a veteran officer from duty after an allegation that he committed a misdemeanor crime, the agency said in a statement.

Once again, Orlando Sentinel reporters peered behind the curtains of Florida’s unchecked voucher-school system to see how $1 billion worth of public money is being used. And once again, what they found was ugly.

Florida proposes new standards to replace Common Core and announces new effort to reduce standardized testing.

From famous monuments of historical significance to old textile mills, many locations that were once bustling with people have been abandoned. The decaying walls, overgrown grass and broken glass left behind all tell a story, and though some might find it eerie to wander through the remains, these locations are more beautiful than they are haunting. (Aaliyah Gibson, The Active Times)

With Australia facing longer and more dangerous bushfire seasons each year and the Amazon rainforest being lost at a rate of 150 acres every second, you may understandably be concerned about your carbon footprint. The current climate situation might seem insurmountable, but we can all play our part. Google Nest Learning Thermostat: $249 at The Home Depot.

Reports and recorded phone calls released Friday by the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office revealed in new detail how concern about the Todts built as time passed and contact with the family diminished nothing. The records included a more-detailed account of the discovery on Reserve Place.

A 30-year-old man was killed in a shooting Friday evening near East Colonial Drive in the Azalea Park neighborhood, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

The FSU basketball team's surge to a top-five ranking has been fueled by intense pick-up games the Seminoles played during the offseason.

Tenth Avenue North talks Palm Beach Atlantic University, Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, Butterbeer and crowd surfing ahead of their performance at Universal Orlando Resort's Rock the Universe Christian music festival.

Controversial Seminole County Tax Collector Joel Greenberg, who gave $3.5 million in contracts to friends and allies after his election, asked one of them to hack into the county’s computer system, shut it down and demand a $500,000 ransom to be paid in Bitcoin. Brent Tyler, 30, said the tax collector offered to tumble the cryptocurrency through several Bitcoin wallets and split it 50-50 with him.

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Orlando-area attraction Legoland features $69.99 pass for both theme park and water park.

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The Renningers Antiques Extravaganza in Mount Dora offers $1 off admission with online coupons.

A giant, inflatable poo will be at Lake Eola Park Jan. 24-26 to promote toilet-bowl spray company Poo-Pourri. The touring poo urges people to "let that s**t" go and is open 10 a.m.-10 p.m. each day while in Orlando.

There are so many things to do in Central Florida on any given weekend that it can be overwhelming. Here's a guide to help you decide what to do. This list is updated weekly with events and also contains everyday activities. Submit event information at orlandosentinel.com/submitevent.

Pro Bowl practice at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel)

Buddies for Life, Inc. rescued six puppies from the British Virgin Islands that would otherwise have ended up as street dogs. Now the 12-week-old pups are seeking their furever homes.

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Tenth Avenue North talks Palm Beach Atlantic University, Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, Butterbeer and crowd surfing ahead of their performance at Universal Orlando Resort's Rock the Universe Christian music festival.

Universal Orlando Resort has revealed the course maps for the inaugural Running Universal’s Epic Character Race 5K and 10K weekend.

The Florida Gators basketball team is eager to upset No. 1 Baylor in Gainesville Saturday, clinching two victories over top-five teams during the same week for the first time since 1968.

Pro Bowl players, including Lamar Jackson of the Baltimore Ravens and Minkah Fitzpatrick and T.J. Watt of the Pittsburgh Steelers, met military families who lost loved ones and helped assemble U.S. flags as part of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) Huddle at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports.

The FSU basketball team's surge to a top-five ranking has been fueled by intense pick-up games the Seminoles played during the offseason.

Flo Rida will perform a free concert for ticketed Pro Bowl fans ahead of this weekend's game.

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Central Floridian of the Year

Richard Ortega immigrated for Cuba in 1938, became a highly-decorated soldier in three wars, taught school for 25 years in Orlando while volunteering countless hours for charitable organizations. And at age 96, he's still at it.

Opinion

At the request of local elected officials, legislators are about to abolish the controversial Harris Chain of Lakes Restoration Council.

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